Nexans to present innovative cabling solutions and umbilical cables technologies at OTC

Paris, March 16, 2010 – Nexans, global leader in cables and cabling solutions, is using its presence at OTC 2010 to highlight its full range of cabling solutions and its umbilical cables expertise based on innovative technologies that provide reliable solutions for complex oil and gas projects, onshore and offshore, topside and subsea. In the technical session on the morning of Wednesday May 5, Bjørn Roger Slora, Senior Specialist of Nexans in Norway will present a paper on “Qualification of Dynamic Deepwater Power Cable” introducing some new state-of-the-art technology that addresses the implications of subsea processing power distribution on field architecture. He will also be available on the Nexans booth to discuss more in detail this subject after the conference.


Some of the other innovative Nexans technologies on show at OTC will include CRYODYN™ - flexible, vacuum insulated pipe for LNG offshore loading, HYPRON®, an environmentally friendly alternative to lead-sheathed cable for onshore installations, and ICEFLEX®, the first halogen free marine and offshore full range cable to resist ultra-cold Arctic temperatures down to – 50° C.


Visitors to the Nexans booth will be able to find out more about the company’s key reference projects from across the oil and gas sector such as the Prirazlomnaya oil production station in the Barents Sea, Russia, for which Nexans has developed low-temperature and ice-resistant control, instrumentation and power cables that can withstand prolonged exposure to temperatures as low as -50° C.

OTC 2010
Houston, Texas, USA
May 3-6, 2010
Booth 2117

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With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotive, electronics, aeronautics, handling and automation. With an industrial presence in 39 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 22,700 people and had sales in 2009 of 5 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. More information on